Egypt’s parliamentary elections will be held before the end of March 2015, Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, the president, told a visiting US business delegation on Monday, his office said.
After what it says has been a lengthy investigation, the Egyptian government has taken action to shut down the 17 February Schools of the Martyrs, alleging that they are connected to the Libyan Muslim Brotherhood and do not have legal permits to operate.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will head to Italy late November for trade talks, the Ministry of Industry and Foreign Trade said Tuesday, noting that Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour and Italian ambassador Maurizio Massari discussed preparations for the visit in a meeting this morning.
US President Barack Obama has expressed his support to ‘net neutrality’ calling for stronger rules to protect equality in accessing the internet.
Egypt's top prosecutor referred on Monday two drivers implicated in a school bus crash which killed 18 last week to the criminal court for murder, among other charges.
Foreign journalists operating in Egypt have faced 184 violations since the January 2011 uprising which toppled former President Hosni Mubarak, a rights group said on Monday.
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met on Sunday 9/11/2014 with Planning Minister Ashraf el-Arabi and Supply and Internal Trade Minister Khaled Hanafi.
The latest report by the Egypt-based International Development Center’s Democracy Index revealed that 643 protests, with average of 21 protests daily and one protest every hour, have took place in October, marking an increase of 130 demonstrations in September, which saw 513 protests.
Egyptian Minister of Interior Mohamed Ibrahim met on Sunday with the German ambassador Hansjörg Haber to discuss the development of the cooperation between Egypt’s and Germany’s security apparatuses, which includes exchange of information about “terrorist elements”.
Tourist occupancies in Sharm El-Sheikh Egypt remain at the same level recorded last week, according to an official with the Egyptian Chamber of Hotels. He explained that average occupancy rates currently stand at 55%.
Egypt once again expressed its “full support for Libya’s state institutions” and asserted its full respect for the will of the Libyan people on Saturday.
The Indian capital New Delhi will hold a meeting of the second session of the Joint Commission of Commerce between Egypt and India during 10 and 11 November 2014 to discussan action plan to push increased trade between the two countries, said the Ministry of Trade and Industry in a statement Sunday.
Noose tightening around NGOs in Egypt The noose is tightening around Egypt’s non-governmental organizations (NGOs). These Egyptian NGOs — essentially what we call “nonprofits” in the US – focus on everything from human rights to other important issues. They may soon lose their independence under an old law that the new Egyptian government is bringing back to life.
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi on Sunday appointed new deans to seven faculties in Cairo, Ain Shams, and Tanta universities for three-year terms.
Egypt's President has ordered the formation of special court circuit for traffic law violations on Thursday, days after two mass road accidents killed 28 people, mostly minors.
The ministry of interior announced on Thursday the arrest of the truck driver believed to be responsible for the school bus crash on an agricultural road in Beheira which left 18 killed.
Egypt received a $1 billion grant from Kuwait earlier this week, an Egyptian government source said on Thursday, the latest in billions of dollars of aid to arrive from Gulf Arab allies since the ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Morsy last year.
An appeals court referred on Thursday four defendants accused of rape to Egypt's Grand Mufti to consider their death sentences.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been chosen as Africa’s most influential leaders by Forbes Middle East, which ranked the Egyptian president 51th in its annual list of the world’s most outstanding figures.
A request to release detained hunger-striking Egyptian-American Mohamed Soltan due to his deteriorating health condition was rejected for the fourth time on Wednesday.
A human rights group has halted its activities starting Tuesday due to what it described as persecution and media attacks practiced against organizations working in the field.